boiling hot

boiling hot

Of an object, the weather, or a living creature, having an extremely hot temperature. The phrase is an often hyperbolic reference to the boiling point of liquids. I hate July in this part of the country, it's boiling hot down here. Your forehead is boiling hot! I'm taking you to see a doctor.
See also: boiling, hot
References in classic literature ?
In serving the rabbit she spilled a great lot of it, boiling hot, over my hand and wrist.
Two of the enemy's men entered the boat just where this fellow stood in the foresheets; he immediately saluted them with a ladle full of the stuff, boiling hot which so burned and scalded them, being half-naked that they roared out like bulls, and, enraged with the fire, leaped both into the sea.
The latter request did not tend to reassure his hearers, or to fill them with the most comfortable sensations; they complied with it, however, with the greatest expedition; and having handed him a bumper of brandy-and-water, nearly boiling hot, waited to hear what he might have to tell them.
To photographers after she was kept waiting for two hours in a boiling hot desert tent by the King of Morocco in 1980.
Wales have lost twice before in Cyprus and it is boiling hot here.
Usually when pressure canning, I don't sweat the jars being hot, but since we are going to pour in boiling hot broth, these jars need to be hot to avoid breakage.
In the equivalent fixture last season they ran Saints ragged to win 42-0 on a boiling hot day in Perpignan.
10-MINUTE CHICKEN Soak dried couscous in boiling hot stock according to the packet instructions.
PINK LEMONADE OMBRE TOWERS Makes 20 towers FOR THE SPONGE 450g unsalted butter 450g golden caster sugar 450g self-raising flour 7 large eggs 3 lemons, zest only Pink food colouring FOR THE SYRUP 2 lemons, juice only 200ml water 200g golden caster sugar FOR THE BUTTERCREAM 250g unsalted butter 500g icing sugar 3 tbsp boiling hot water 1 lemon, juice only EQUIPMENT Three 9in diameter square loose bottomed cake tins One 2in cookie cutter One piping bag and nozzle METHOD 1.
Once cooked, remove from the hob, season with salt and pepper, then cover with a lid and leave for 20 minutes - you do not want the sauce to be boiling hot when you serve it.
In the camp dining room, huge urns keep water for tea and coffee boiling hot 24/7 throughout the year.
I have even danced once - when a tray of boiling hot fudge destined for a school fete was left on the back door step to cool and I trod in it - I did the Charleston on the back lawn.
Harriotte, from West Allotment suffered a serious burn earlier this year when boiling hot gravy spilt onto her trousers.
The city's festivalgoers seemed to be in agreement, because the show was packed full and boiling hot.
TOBA TEK SINGH -- Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Najam Sethi on Friday took notice of a gruesome incident in which a six-year old girl died of burns after boiling hot water was thrown on her last night.